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intense, close-boy you cloud-to-ground lightning. the michigan game was called late in the third quarter with michigan up 34-10. western michigan and michigan agreed not to play any longer because it was so dangerous out there. right now, temperatures are mid-to-upper 70s around town. 77 in washington. 76 annapolis. not much on our radar, one or two lonely spritzes of rain. that's about it. the showers we had way early this morning are fading down around southern west virginia. all the heavy weather across south bend, indiana, here in ann arbor, michigan, right here where the games were so severely impacted by the bad weather they're still getting pounded by thunderstorms here this evening and on the gulf coast, heavy vain from houston all the way to pensacola, florida. all that rain, this rain here and the rain across the upper midwest and showers in southern virginia will all eventually combine into one very long stretch of wet weather that we're going to have to deal with around here beginning monday afternoon and potentially lasting all the way through thursday or friday of the upcom
michigan awakes will build to two stories high from 18-20 ft. there are lakeshore flooding advisory's near the indiana and michigan shoreline's as those powerful 50 mi. per hour wind gusts take hold ... the wind advisories are in effect here in chicago between 2:00 p.m. today and 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning ... we promise warmer weather is on the way next week ... we're looking at the maps to see the speed of those wind gusts ... there will be howling bring into our area coming from down the lake ... in time there will reorient themselves and bend into the chicago area bringing us lake effect rainshowers later tomorrow and into part of the day on saturday they will be for mostly lakeside counties ... but the peak wind gusts will surpass 40 mi. per hour by 7:00 this evening at midnight they will be about 30 mi. per hour or slightly higher ... and going into michigan they are 50 mi. per hour off the lake. later tomorrow we will see the wind led up to about 25 mi. per hour ... that buckle in the jet stream will be bringing the cool air and ... the big canadian high end will be here ... the
purpose does the gentleman from michigan rise? mr. rogers: mr. speaker, i have a bill at the desk. mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on h.r. 1892. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. pursuant to house resolution 392 and rule 18, the chair declares the house in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for the consideration of h.r. 1892. the chair appoints the gentlelady from michigan, mrs. miller, to preside over the committee of the whole. the chair: the house is in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for the consideration of h.r. 1892, which the clerk will report by title. the clerk: a bill to authorize appropriations for the fiscal year 2012 for intelligence and intelligence related activities of the united states government, the community management account, and the central intelligence agency retirement and disability system, and for other purposes. the chair: pursuant to the rule, the bill is considered as read the
night, and let's take a look at some of the video we've got here on the ipad, this is monroe, michigan, the bomb exploding last night, leaving a man and two children inside the vehicle, in serious condition. now, monroe is about 20 miles outside of toledo, ohio, and you can see the blackened shell of what's left of that car after the explosion that went off on a street that was lined with trees. thankfully, not near any homes or businesses. police say their investigation right now in the very early stages, you can see the federal agents there as part of this right now, the atf is taking the lead on this. and as we get more information, we'll bring it to you. right now, though, they are saying a car bomb, going off in monroe, michigan. as we get more we'll pass it on to you. jon: a man and two children hurt, is that right? >> a man and two children, they are in serious condition. jon: you can imagine, when you see what's left of that car. rick, thanks. jenna: new video is just crossing our international desk in the newsroom. this reportedly the scene in the holmes province in syria this
the house's on friday. >>> and a michigan straw poll over the weekend, romney registers just over 50% of the vote with the texas governor finishing far back in second place with 17%. perry also finished a distant second in saturday's florida straw poll to businessman herman cain. cain with a surprising 37% of the vote with perry's 15%. romney finished third in florida with 15%. perry had been considered the front-runner until his disappointing performance at thursday's gop debate. what does this mean for the gop race? we'll ask herman cain live when he joins us right here on "american morning" at 7:40 eastern. >>> president obama is keeping the focus on his jobs plan. after a fund-raiser in seattle, the president will attend a series of evens in california today beginning with a town hall. live at the white house, dan lothian is here to tell us more. >> reporter: about 250 people expected to be at that town hall. we're told the questions will be posed by members of link'd in, also the ceo of that company will pose questions to the president. the focus of that town hall will be on the
s the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from michigan, mr. camp, and the gentleman from michigan, mr. levin, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from michigan. mr. camp: i yield myself such time as i may consume. mr. speaker, this bipartisan legislation which renews the nearly 40-year-old generalized system of preferences is a vital part of a robust trade agenda, an agenda that makes american companies more competitive and increases american exports. g.s.p. is an important tool for boosting economic growth and job creation. just last week we learned that on the whole there were zero jobs created in august and that the unemployment rate remains above 9%. over the next several weeks, congressional republicans will bring several bills to the floor that will address the shortage of american jobs and help promote job creation. this legislation is an important component of that effort because g.s.p. is critical to the competitiveness of many american manufacturers. having more competitive american companies means creating an
) >> reporter: later saturday, perry and romney jockeyed for support in michigan. >> nice to see you this morning. >> reporter: home turf for the former massachusetts governor who grew up in michigan when his father was governor there and where romney captured the g.o.p. primary in 2008. >> hopefully the people of this state will support me like they did last time. >> reporter: romney has hammered perry for calling social security a ponzi scheme and for allowing illegal immigrants to receive a discounted in-state college tuition. >> if you're opposed to illegal immigration, it doesn't mean that you don't have a heart. it means that you have a heart and a brain. >> reporter: the battle between perry, romney, and the rest of the republican field may come down to who is seen seine as the better conservative versus who is seen as more electable. >> if i had to pick between the two i would pick perry because i think of romney as more establishment. >> reporter: in a cbs news/"new york times" poll last week, republicans were split on whether they want a nominee who agrees with them on the
republican hopefuls hit the campaign trail romney step in michigan highlighting his family roots when >> i'm planning on doing well here in michigan i agree it take michigan with in the republican column and send brock obama to retirement in will >> both the men wore a pending the mackinaw conference in michigan will perry said he knows what people need and will point the country in the right direction >> americans are ready for pier talking about a revenue attained will every day is your president i will go to that oval and i would try to make was in dc as consequential as i can >> every day what the sunshine state of florida room had presidential candidates wit. it remains to be seen what who " will wind up in the white house but it will be a race to the finish line >> much more ahead on kron 4 weekend burst a programming note the blue angels and the leeway will be on saturday october 8th at the creepy and we will have a one hour special and now >> check with enwreathed they are 640 years old about 16 in. tall and they are powerful we will tell you about them coming up on kron 4 weekend
of the two top front-runners left florida to be in michigan where there is a g.o.p. gathering for the remainder of this weekend. perry arrived there a short while ago. mr. romney got there last night after having spent the day in indiana. so it's a particulay important straw poll, too. there is only two that matter in the aggregate for presidential politics. one in iowa, we saw that. michele bachmann won it but hasn't been able to capitalize on the victory. the florida straw poll, this one is the fifth presidential cycle where this convention is taking place. has been indicator in the past, the people that won the straw polls went on to be president. ronald reagan, george h. bush were all winners. they won the straw poll and ended up in the white house. a lot is riding on this and the perry campaign is looking for a big win. you're right about that. romney is not organizing. jon huntsman is ignoring it. the candidates that took part in the fox news debate will be on the ballot with the exception of gary johnson, the new mexico governor who simply didn't participate. >> uma: it
michigan. that should allow the cloudiness to push over this city. wind speeds are not particularly impressive at about 5-15 mi. per hour. this is the chilly air that is bin over the chicago area the past few days it will get into the '70s becomes another chunk of cold canadian air that is expected around midweek. for tonight: look for mostly clear low temperature to 947 in some of the suburbs. tamara passing showers in began lining a possibility low temperatures 60-64 and on monday morning clouds as the system drops to the south and east and it will be raining in northern indiana we are thinking but the chicago area should be able to enjoy afternoon sunshine monday. temperatures not unpleasant in the upper 60s and low '70's. fine dining ingredients with all of the personal touches of home. our dining critic checks out rustic house. >> voters come to the rescue of a deer who found itself in over its head. >> dan roan has another day in illinois and north western in sports. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] everybody loves that cushiony feeling. uh oh. i gotta go. [ female announc
obama will spend his labor day in michigan a state hard hit by employment. in his annual address, the president is expected to preview his jobs plan to union workers and their families in detroit. he'll unveil his entire plan in a speech on thursday night. the administration says it will lay out a series of steps that congress could act upon, including transportation and infrastructure initiatives. initiatives to help homeowners and tax breaks to support new hires. >> if you are not hiring, you're unpatriotic according to the international brotherhood of teamers james hoffa. on the state of the union, hoffa called apple, general electric and pfizer unpatriotic for opening factories and stores overseas instead of investing in employment right here in the united states. he said, big companies have a responsibility to get americans back to work and if they aren't doing that, president obama should call them out. >> i think the president should challenge the patriotism of these american corporations that are sitting on the sidelines saying why do we have high unemployment but i'm not
the jobs numbers and this city suffering worst than most. unemployment here is at -- well, in michigan it's at 10.9%, but in detroit it's almost at 16%. over 50% are among the long-term unemployed. why does that matter in this is a state that the president won by 17 points. and now his approval rating in the state is at 34%. those are bismol numbers, ted. he has to get the numbers up if he hopes to win re-election. we will see the president here not just today but a lot in the next year as he campaigns for re-election. >> any hint on what he will talk about today and specifically if there will be any sneak peek into what he will deliver on thursday in terms of his plan? >> in terms of the plan we will hear him talk about the fact that he will press for measures that had bipartisan support in the past. this is a big theme for the white house, the kinds of initiatives he is proposing to increase job employment in this country, and they have had the support of republicans previously so should again. i know that we will have him talk about the importance of having a strong middle class for ec
wants to put romney away. >> we also had another straw poll from michigan this morning and i think it was 50% -- more than 50% here. 50.9%. the mackinaw straw poll, rick perry 16.8%. mitt romney runs away with it now. he's basically the hometown boy in michigan. his father was governor there and this is activist republicans, romney's a very familiar name. is there anything we should read into any of these straw polls? >> you don't want to overinterpret straw polls. 600 or 700 people in michigan voting in that, 400 or 500 in florida. the races continue to be unsettled. i think what we've learned this weekend is that there's going to be an extended fight between mitt romney and rick perry. they both have some strength. they both have a considerable amount of money, we think, the ability to raise money. and neither of them have closed the deal. that's what i take away from this weekend. >> mitt romney has been an incredibly lucky candidate. when he was coasting along as the front-runner, in the spring and summer the other candidates didn't want to engage too much with one another. the
, and traverse city, michigan. thunderstorms in the southwest from flagstaff to denver. >> 80 in salt lake city. 82 in boise. 70 in seattle. dallas 99. omaha 86. detroit 91. 71 in boston. 79 in new york. 80s from new orleans to miami. >>> and more federal help is on the way to vermont's flood zone. president obama has approved some major disaster aid for storm survivors in addition to the emergency relief that femem is providing as well. crews have made progress though in the meantime, repairing roads and restoring electricity knocked out of course by irene just a few days ago. view in vermont have ever seen damage like, this including coffins washed out of cemetery grounds. >>> on new york's long island, crews are working 16-hour days to restore power to the 500,000 people who lost it after irene blew through there. there are still just under 100,000 homes and businesses waiting for the power to come back on. the power company crews will work through the holiday weekend until everyone is back online. >>> and the mysterious death at a san diego mansion has been ruled a suicide. the body of rebe
america. and i want you to know, we will not let michigan become a right -to-work-for-less state. we will defeat financial martial law for fighting together, standing together and winning together. i'm proud to stand with my brothers and sisters from detroit any time, any place. god bless you and happy labor day. and now i'm very pleased and honored to introduce a woman who stands with working people every single day, a real warrior for working men and women whose -- who's lifted up the department of labor so that it works for working families again and again and again and again. please welcome our warrior, our friend, the secretary of labor, hilda solis. >> thank you, thank you, thank you. all right. >> all right. how's everybody? is labor in the house? labor in the house? happy labor day, detroit. [cheers and applause] >> it's great to be back in the motor city and especially with my good friend, president rich trumpka and all of our union leaders and my former congressional colleagues that are also here. give them all a round of applause, please. [applause] >> and of course it's s
panetta. severe storms in the midwest around chicago, green bay, milwaukee and travers city, michigan. thunderstorms from the twin cities to des moines, showers and thunderstorms in the rockies and morning fog along the pacific northwest. >>> a mild 70 in seattle, 95 in sacramento, phoenix hits 108 and albuquerque, 88. just shy of 100 in dallas. 90s from kansas city to detroit. 79 in new york. 88 in miami. >>> overseas now where former libyan leader moammar gadhafi is issuing some defiant new messages. broadcast from his secret hidewithout gadhafi warned that loyalist loyalists were armed and preparing for battle. he says there will be no surrender. a second audio message he accused nato of trying to occupy libya and steal its oil. meantime, international leaders including secretary of state hillary clinton lined up in support of libya's rebel leaders. this came during a meeting in paris. she warned the reblgss to secure the weapons stockpiles that were collected by the gadhafi regime and make sure they are not used to threaten libya's neighbors. >>> a virginia utility company says la
there. host: grand rapids, michigan. steve, good morning good morning. caller: good morning. i heard your earlier comment about comment about -- i heard your earlier comment about the budget being very small. host: that's what advocates say. in comparison, about $5 billion. it is smaller compared to government's overall budget, as well as corporations. caller: i think you are very naive in the fact that when we want the u.n. to vote our way, we literally drive all these other countries, -- we bribe all these other countries, and we spend millions more than that to get the boat to go our way. when we do get a vote in the u.n., the united states carries the major weight. we use all our supplies, all our troops. you are wrong with the money. host: where did you find this data? where did you find the stated that the u.n. uses money to bribe. the united states, excuse me. caller: there are so many backdoor deals. if you vote our way, we will build you this dam, or we will do this or that. that goes on all the time. host: where have you read that? caller: where have i read that? that's jus
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currently is 68 degrees on lake michigan and the temperatures around metropolitan chicago area this morning ... the frost and freeze will not affect this area the clouds letter to davis and will break through tomorrow sunday's rain could be a slight accumulation it will reach 76 degrees on sunday the jets train no longer blows in from canada some of the milder air will be crossing us by then ... we're in the center of that high pressure system with lighter wind ... nature does not like changing air pressure so the wind will blow from the southeast tomorrow with stronger gusts than today the southerly winds will bring a channel of moisture we will double the atmospheric moisture bringing showers and thunderstorms later on sunday there will continue to monday ... have and enjoy more rain may get accumulated by then ... that will be the biggest rain we've had here in three weeks. those gulf of mexico winds are coming northward pushing the arctic wind back to hudson bay here is the weekend forecast: this afternoon stays cloudy with a light sprinkle. these are october temperatures 61 degrees.
that debate as well. is the president spoke to a friendly audience in michigan at a union event in detroit. our chief white house correspondent jessica yellen is there. he was pretty warmly received in detroit. >> he really was, wolf. and you know, labor day is traditionally the kickoff to campaign season. the president came to detroit and delivered a campaign style speech. >> as long as i'm in the white house, i'm going to stand up for collective bargaining. >> for a moment, it seemed like old finals temperature -- old times. >> four more years! four more years! >> the president took his sharpened message out for a test drive. >> we have roads and bridges across this country that need rebuilding. labor is onboard, business is onboard. we just need congress to get onboard. >> if they don't act, he all but threatened to campaign against a do-nothing congress. >> the time for washington games is over. the time for action is now. no more manufactured crisis, no more games. it's time for them to stop worries about their jobs. it's time for them to worry about your jobs. >> the people in michig
been very useful to democrats in michigan. in the auto industry. so, initially, you have this sort of sense of acquiescence by democrats that, all right, we don't normally offset emergency funding, but to get this through and to avoid another big fight, we're going to do it. but then democrats seemed to sense an opening. there was a newly combative attitude coming out of the white house thaw referred to earlier, and they decided to hold the line on their troops, and they voted against the c.r. in the house, sending the original, in the original vote it we want down to defeat. republicans rallied. they made cosmetic changed to get their people on board. and then the senate, which had been expected to sort of swallow whatever came over from the house, decide that had they would get their back up and that they would block, which they did. so now we're supposed to have a vote on the democrat i go version, which provides extra money in disaster relief without cutting the loan program or the other things that republicans threw in, but that's expected to fail as well. so over the weekend,
ri are in michigan on mackinaw island but before rick perry departed the sunshine state he spoke to a prayer breakfast of republican activists and made it clear thesis there has to be a kind of candidate not necessarily skilled in debating but firm in his conviction, casting himself as such one. listen to this. >> americans are looking for in a candidate, they are looking for an authentic principled leader. [ applause ] >> think about it. you have seen what happens when our country chooses leaders who emphasize words over deeds. >> . >> reporer: as i said earlier, a number of candidates had an opportunity to speak today. each of them making their pitch why they belong in the oval office but also making a pitch for whether they want their name bhecked off in this ballot. here is a little bit of the speech earlier today. >> when you cast your ballot at this straw poll, send washington on mechblg. they are ready for a problem solver, not another politician. they are ready for solutions. they ready for solutions. that is what the united states of america, the premium of ready for. se
dropped him at the university of michigan for debate camp for three weeks and thought he would be okay. wrong. he called me up two days later and felt dumb. he said the other kids at camp were far ahead of him and started yelling at me for not getting him in a better school. problem is, that he's already in the best school in our city. he says, i don't know what they're preparing us for but it's not college. my poor kid has discovered something we've known for years, not all school districts are created equal. there are at love factors for this, of course. but the one i find most telling is the correlation between poverty and academic achievement. according to the u.s. census bureau, grand rapids, michigan, has a 28.9% poverty rate amongst school age children. only 30% of students who take the michigan exam were proficient in math, 43% proficient in reading. when you look at the poorer cities in my state you'll find some numbers below 10%. conversely, the 10 wealthiest districts have scores in the mid 70s up to 90. how is that leaving no child behind? this correlation, not unique to mi
by this story. but he is still a gifted man. he begins to pastor to churches. my michigan, one in fort worth texas. this in the 30s. 25,000 members between the two churches. after world war ii, he gets involved in anti-communism and he realizes that hey, roman catholics here in the same page and this man who was against the catholics in the 20,000 audience with pope pius the 12th in 1947. so he was an interesting pragmatist, a man who could change. but take some questions if you have been the something i didn't care. in the 1940s, but endorses students always having young people, log. a very charismatic kind of individual sort of wanted to be like him and had a reputation for not taking anything from anybody and so forth as a young man by the name of john birch. that is a name that you may know. john birch became a missionary set up a norris this church to china. while he was in china, bait 30s to early 40s, when the war was heating up, john birch got involved with military operations and became an intelligence a. john birch was actually very interesting individual himself. when doolittle's
and across michigan, all across the midwest, and the country. we will lot more work to do to recover fully from the recession. i am not satisfied just to get. back to where we were before the recession. we have to fully restore the middle class in america. >> joining me to discuss the busy day in politics and what we can expect from the jobs from this week is steve kingston. did we learn more about what the president is likely to say on thursday? >> we learned this campaign season already. do not believe anyone from the white house who says otherwise. that is in terms of the way he is framing the debate about jobs. he is talking about democrats standing up for the middle class and republicans defending the entrenched forces. he was to show he has the stomach and spine for a fight. he said he was not scared of tough times. he mentioned a bunch of measures seek has already talked about before by extending the payroll tax cuts, passing trade deals, spending money on roads and railways and bridges, infrastructure projects that will create construction jobs. there is nothing new there. we did g
in detroit and all across michigan and the midwest and the country. we have a lot more work to do to recover fully from this recession. but i'm not satisfied just to get back to where we were before the recession. we've got to fully restore the middle class in america. [applause] >> but this is just a preview. later this week mr. obama will formally unveil his job creation plan. will he be able to force it through congress and the hostile republicans? >> if you need to register, move to the right. >> unemployment in america remains stubbornly high. over 9%. dangerously high for a president seeking re-election. job seekers say companies just are not hiring. and the republican candidates who seek the presidency are busy this week too. at forums and debates hammering mr. obama as an overspending, overtaxing liberal. >> we have raised taxes, mr. president. you raised taxes $500 billion. >> candidates who say they can and will bring the economy around. will mr. obama be able to get this jobs creation plan with all the costs past congress and past furious republican opposition? the outcome of this
time here in detroit and across michigan and all across the midwest and all across the country. we've got a lot more work to do to recover fully from this recession. i'm not satisfied just to get back to where we were before the recession. we've got to fully restore the middle class in america. >> so what the president's actually talking about there is a new plan funded by congress, by the central, american government, pumping more money into the economy and getting more people back to work, effect., in will mr. obama be able to get that past congress and its furiously hostile republicans, we wait to see. many think it's unlikely. this battle shaping up looks like quite a vivid test of the effectiveness of president obama's presidency and his ability to actually make a the u.s. economy. >> that was adam brooks in washington. you're watching newsday on the bbc. still to come, rescuers continue their search for victims in western japan. >> and cubans pay tribute to the late defense minister. now, an independent inquiry which will examine allegations the british security services were
to know that we will not let michigan become a right to work for less state. [applause] we will defeat financial martial law by standing together, fighting together, and winning to gather. i am proud to stand with my brothers and sisters from detroit anytime, anyplace. god bless you and happy labor day. [applause] now i am very pleased and honored to introduce the woman who stands with working people every single day, a real warrior for working men and women who has lifted up the department of labor so that it works for working families again and again and again and again and again. please welcome our warrior and friend, the secretary of labor, hilda solis. [applause] >> thank you. all right, how is everybody? is labor in the house? [applause] happy labor day, detroit. [applause] it is great to be back in the motor city and especially with my good friend, r,ich trumpka and all of our union leaders and a former congressional colleagues also here. give them all round of applause, please. [applause] and of course, it is so exciting to be here with you in detroit. the auto industry is roar
touchdown passes as the ducks turn the school board into a pinball machine, 69-20. >>> michigan and notre dame sporting throwback unis. it was a classic, michigan came back from a 27-7 deficit and completed this pass to roy roundtree with two seconds left. roundtree only needs to get 1 foot down. he does that. wolverines 2-0. the irish 0-2. >>> 84-year-old penn state coach paterno in the box, the lions picked a field goal but it was all alabama after that. richardson with a 13-yard 4th quarter run for six. the crimson tide a 27-11 winner. >>> ohio state is supposed to bead toledo, especially at home. the buckeyes trailed as late as the 4th quarter before pulling it out. this one's an important momentum changer in the third. field takes a bunt. he won't be stopped until he goes to the end zone. ohio state hangs on 27-22. >>> defending national champion auburn taking to the limit. the tigers and mississippi state back and forth all day, the quarterback chris rough hits the helmet of bell. the ball goes to mcneal, mcneal goes 43 yards for a score, it came down to this, second and goal for th
this is a special part of the country for me. i actually can recall the big four carriers on lake michigan. nice to see them from time to time. they pulled iron from the north throughout the entire region. one that manufactured oils such as building cars, tractors, trucks and machinery, so did the ship errs, miners and support industries. as a result of the great lakes area, it it flourishes really was a good lesson in how we've come to learn to need each other. that is industry from the states and throughout interdependent. clearly, job retention and job creation are foremost in everyone's minds today. of our president, to the state capital, jobs are the most pressing need. i give you my view on this issue, speaking as the ceo for the company and i do serve on a number of our corporate boards. one of the ways we enhance the value of said 10 to our shareholders is too careful allocation of capital. so we must provide capital businesses that can escrow. the growth is either limited or declining. we have to make discipline investments. and generally, only the very best projects go forward. they're
school football team. most of the players of fourth and high in dearborn, michigan, are muslims. for the last month or so they were fasting all day. >> no food or water from sun-up 'til sundown, not good timing getting ready for a long season. what the team chose to do is remarkable and a lesson for everyone. we'll have that story just ahead on "the early show." ,,,,,,,,,, [ screaming ] [ zapping ] there goes dwayne's car. oh, man. there goes dwayne's house. whoa! whoa! and there goes dwayne. man, that thing does not like dwayne. [ male announcer ] state farm's got you covered. nice landing. it was. [ male announcer ] get to a better state. p-g and e has fired four inspectors, who lied about examinin >>> good morning. 825. i'm grace lee. pg&e has fired four inspectors who lied about examining underground electrical equipment. the utility launched an investigation last november after getting a tip from an employee about phony inspections. the utility says they were falsified in 25 locations, six of them right here in the bay area. >>> a string of crimes has hit cal students in te
obama at a labor day event speaking before a crowd in detroit, michigan. we'll have much more on what vice president biden had to say. perhaps he will talk more about the jobs situation as we heard from president obama earlier. in the meantime, there's a live shot for you. as the vice president speaks we'll bring you anything that he has to say of any substance, a little later. >> heather: hello i'm heather childers welcome to a new hour of america's news headquarters. >> gregg: and i'm gregg jarrett. jobs and more jobs. in what is being described as a preview of the president's speech, that he will be delivering this thursday to congress, the president telling union members today in detroit, the time for washington games is over. congress needs to move quickly to create jobs. on this labor day the president touting his efforts to save the auto industry. >> the president: we said that american auto workers could once again build the best cars in the world. [ cheering and applause ] >> the president: so we stood by the auto industry. and we made some tough choices that were necessary t
of the players of fourth and high in dearborn, michigan, are muslims. for the last month or so they were fasting all day. >> no food or water from sun-up 'til sundown, not good timing getting ready for a long season. what the team chose to do is remarkable and a lesson for everyone. we'll have that story just ahead on "the early show." get america's favorite coffee for america's favorite single-serve brewer. try all five delicious varieties, only at dunkin' donuts stores. let's take a look at the forecast, gray skies, no showers. we had a little bit of light rain overnight. for another half hour i will keep that graphic in place. 83 degrees going to be the high. tonight partly cloudy 65. tomorrow partly sunny, 88 degrees. pretty darn good weekend. over to sharon gibala with the traffic. . good morning, we pick up accidents, one on a major roadway, 795. southbound direction. watch for crash in randal, elm cross, another one in one at olds pore, one on st. paul at east preston. there is a look at your speeds and drive times in the beltway. life look at the topside, stop and go there at harford ro
-level low pressure system that has been producing waterspouts over portions of lake michigan, that will be bringing in cool temperatures. tomorrow a high of 60 in chicago. we do have a potential for severe weather from this storm system across western portions of tennessee and arkansas. we'll continue to monitor that throughout the evening today. >> heather: we have video of waterspouts. pretty amazing stuff. >> gregg: very happy day in new york city. wanted to take a look at camera shot in manhattan. this is the news conference where the two american hikers who had been inside iranian prison for the better part of two years. they will be speaking shortly. they are finally on american soil. sarah shourd may be there. we're going to be live inside that news conference as soon as it begins. >> heather: exciting day for them. growing concerns over the shaky global economy. how close to the u.s. to a double-dip recession and could europe's debt crisis be brought in. >> and a hells angel leader killed. we'll tell you why cops are declaring it a state of emergency in that area. [ m
these american soldiers returning home from wars overseas. this from michigan: >> what's it like right now, just to finally have him in your arms? >> it's amazing, it's awesome. you know, being over there, i just tried not to think about it, because i had a mission to do, so actually being home now, being home, you know, kind of hard to describe. so i'm just really happy. bill: that's the picture of the day, isn't it? look at that. national guard troops in michigan just finishing a seven-month deployment in the war. martha: all right. this is not so great. we've got those bad jobs numbers that came in from august, zero jobs added in the month of august, and add one group in america, black americans, struggling to find work is really a standout in terms of the bad situation here. mike tobin is live on that for us in chicago. hi mike. >> reporter: hi martha. you mentioned the zero job growth and national unemployment figure, but they only get worse among african-americans. if you look at the number of black americans unemployed, that figure is about 17 percent, the unemployment figures are a litt
's in michigan. it's been roged. the pharmacist pulls out a gun. scares the thieves away. instead of being hailed as a hero, the pharmacist got fired. he's suing walgreen's. it's a complicated one. >> it is. >>> and the 3-year-old dolled up as a pretty woman, a la julia roberts. her mother takes on the critics who say, her daughter looks too sexy, too soon. >> people will be weighing in on that. >>> and then j. lo. she gave her fans a thrill of a lifetime. >>> first to the attempted heist caught on tape. a pharmacist foiling a robbery. apparently saving the day. why did he lose his job? dan harris has more on the incident and why the man is now suing walgreengreenwalgreens. >> on the video tape, you'll see a night shift nightmare play out in real l me and you can decide whether an employee was reckless or heroic. it all plays out on this harrowing surveillance video of a walgreens fapharmacy. it's 4:30 in the morning. the pharmacist is sorting medications behind the unter. two armed men wearing masks enter. immediately, they start pointing their guns at one of the workers. then they take a second
of a bloomfield, michigan cruiser. he moved the hands to in front of him. he emptied his pockets which contained heroin. then he used his mouth to loosen the handcuffs. let's time it to see how long it takes him to take off the cuffs. left alone in the cruiser with the radio on, alexander gnawed, salivated and tugged for a mere 17 seconds before the cuff came off. he kept looking around for the officer. you could almost see him think. while we're at it, shouldn't the suspect be wearing a seatbelt? then the minor detail, how he opened the window. the barrier between the front and back was left open. he crawled into the front seat. watch the light change as he presses the button, opening the rear window. this cruiser was cuffed. a burglar in utah went out there a moving police car. when he threw himself out, he was not seriously hurt. he was recovered. his freddie mercury moment short lived. ♪ i've got to break free >>> all right, this morning presidential candidates spanning across the country from the east coast to the west and smack in the middle of the heartland. we are following them every
in dearborn, michigan, are muslims. for the last month or so they were fasting all day. >> no food or water from sun-up 'til sundown, not good timing getting ready for a long season. what the team chose to do is remarkable and a lesson for everyone. we'll have that story just ahead on "the early show." [ agent ] so your policy looks good, is there anything else? why did you buy my husband a falcon? thanks for the falcon. i didn't buy anyone a falcon. sure, you did. you saved us a lot of money on auto insurance. i used that money to buy a falcon. ergo, you bought me a falcon. i should've got a falcon. most people who switch to state farm save on average about $480. what they do with it, well, that's their business. oh, that explains a lot, actually. [ chuckles ] [ male announcer ] another reason people switch to state farm. aw, i could've gotten a falcon. [ male announcer ] get to a better state. [ falcon screeches ] ♪ we could have had it all ♪ you had my heart and soul in your hand ♪ >>> well that's your your typical summer sound but adele has been all over the place, coming up we'll
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